What is Silicon Valley Insiders Tour?
On this tour you’ll get up close and personal with the likes of Google, IBM and Stanford. You’ll be hands-on with some of their latest technologies and hear insider stories of the culture and products which make these companies true legends.
Experience a complete Silicon Valley Immersion by living in an Executive Villa located in the Los Gatos. get a chance to live amongst the Silicon Valley eminent leaders and innovators. Book your stay here.
About the host
At Silicon Valley Innovation Center our mission is to help global businesses accelerate transformation. Through our unique innovation tours, executive immersion programs, corporate strategy sessions, startup showcases and executive conferences we can connect your organization to some of the most exciting technology companies and startups Silicon Valley has to offer.
Our customers include Fortune 500 companies, board directors of multi-billion dollar corporations, corporate executives, business owners and government leaders from Silicon Valley and beyond.
Deep dive into Silicon Valley
Discover powerful new ideas about the future of your industry by interacting with like-minded participants, speakers, and Silicon Valley insiders.
Tap into the wealth of experience Silicon Valley has to offer. Experience disruptive new technologies and find out how they’ll effect your business.
Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley and learn from real-life stories of success and failure from local innovators, startups and entrepreneurs.
See technology demos and test new products first-hand. Be first to try out the latest innovations. Witness the future today.
What’s Included in the Tour?
(Agenda is subject to change without notice)
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Silicon Valley Innovation Center
Your journey begins with a keynote presentation on Silicon Valley Ecosystem. Leveraging more than a decade of experience we will discuss about disruptive transformation and corporate innovation trends is the perfect primer to the events of the day ahead.
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stanford University Campus
Our tour kicks off at Stanford, the spiritual home of Silicon Valley. Our expert guide along with an insider from Stanford will show you the institution’s historic campus and detail the world-class science and research programs which have earned the university its title as the citadel of innovation.
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Google Headquarters and Googleplex
Our next stop is Googleplex, the famed HQ of a company which is undoubtedly one of the major players of our internet age. Here you’ll find out directly from a Google insider what it takes to join the organization and how its unique working culture has bred phenomenal global success. See the Visitor Centre and the Android Garden as you get exclusive insights into Google’s plans to change the world through big data, autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence.
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
We go behind the scenes at Intel, the original Silicon Valley success story. You’ll find out how the company has grown from humble beginnings in 1968 into one of the world’s greatest manufacturers of microprocessors. A household name today, Intel has played a crucial role in driving technological change, profoundly touching the lives of millions of people in the process.
2:50 pm – 3:30 pm
Digital Reinvention: Adoption of AI, IoT, Machine Learning
IBM manufactures the world’s most advanced servers and supercomputers. Here we will witness hoe IBM leads innovation to remain competitive in today’s world. An IBM expert will focus on the emerging technological trends : AI, IoT and Machine Learning and how they become “smarter” as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected.
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tesla Experience & Tesla Model X Test Drive
Our day ends at Tesla, where superstar tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is shaking up the world of transportation. Learn about, and be inspired by, the concept, manufacture and ideology of the self-driving Model X. You’ll get behind the wheel too and see for yourself why it’s time to believe the hype. Take the future for a test drive today!
How Do Past Tours Look Like?
Photos from our participants
What Do Past Participants Say?
Expect amazing things happen to you, too!
Manager, Consumer Insights, Whirlpool, USA
“Thank you SVIC for the tour. The most impactful part of today’s trip was about culture and things that are exportable from Silicon Valley. It was good in the sense of culture, new practices, and new ideas. This tour was a valuable learning and gave us a better understanding of what is going on in the technology field.”
Regional Sales Manager at Maxon Precision Motors, USA
“We came here to explore the Silicon Valley innovative technologies, particularly in emerging markets such as robotics, AI, and drones. We are excited about the opportunity to meet with all those companies and to learn more about trends in these areas. It’s been a great tour.”
Ernest Enyinnaya Onuiri
Researcher/Lecturer at Babcock University, Nigeria
“It was quite an amazing experience to see all these companies and new technologies: IoT, drones, Robotics, IT, driverless cars. The tour gave us the whole new perspective and made us think differently to see the new frontiers. Look forward to doing it sometime again in the future. Thank you SVIC”
More tour details
Where we’ll be
This tour takes place across several locations in the southern San Francisco Bay area. It starts and ends at the Silicon Valley Innovation Center at 1850 Gateway Drive, Suite 150, San Mateo, CA.
If you want to see the biggest and best that Silicon Valley has to offer then this is the tour for you. But getting close to the major names in technology is only the beginning; you’ll also gain insights into how the breakthroughs of today are shaping the industries of the future. Along the way you’ll meet new people and make the connections which could take your career or business to the next level. What’s certain is that you’ll come away inspired, energized and ready to set out on your own path of disruptive innovation.
- Speaker presentations
- Q&A sessions
- Guided tours
- Food and beverage
What you’ll learn
How has Apple maintained its dominance in the post-Steve Jobs era? Why is Google betting on big data, autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence in its bid to change the world? On this tour you’ll find out answers to these questions and much more as you get immersed into the world of Silicon Valley.
Before purchasing tickets, please carefully review your event.
Refunds & Returns
Before purchasing tickets, carefully review your event. There are no refunds, returns or exchanges unless the tour is canceled by the organizer.
We’ll contact you and issue a full refund automatically, including all fees, in the unlikely event that a tour or experience is canceled by the host company.
To officially request a cancellation of your experience or event, please contact us.
Know before you book
Before purchasing tickets, please carefully review your event.
There are 20 spots available on this tour.
All guests must be at least 18 years old and children can’t come along.
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